Senior Windows and Azure Active Directory System Administrator

Company History

Peerless Clothing Inc. is the largest manufacturer and importer of men's and boys' clothing in North America. We have over 1,600 across Canada and the United States and are very proud to have celebrated our 100th anniversary in 2019. What makes us different is our unique culture and diverse workforce.

Therefore, if you are looking for an exciting job within a dynamic team and would like to have the opportunity to surpass yourself and progress within a growing company, do not hesitate to send us your resume.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and maintain both on-premises Active Directory and Azure Active Directory structures, adhering to organizational requirements and best practices.
  • Manage and troubleshoot both Active Directory and Azure Active Directory services, including user and group management, permissions, authentication, and authorization.
  • Configure and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs) in on-premises Active Directory to enforce security policies and deploy system settings across the organization.
  • Administer and troubleshoot Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) services for on-premises Active Directory integration.
  • Manage and maintain the health and performance of both on-premises Active Directory Domain Controllers (DCs) and Azure AD tenant, including backups, replication, and disaster recovery.
  • Monitor system logs and events for potential security risks and troubleshoot issues related to both Active Directory and Azure AD.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest Active Directory, Azure AD, and Windows Server technologies and best practices, and implement improvements to both infrastructures.
  • Be curious and excited to work in an environment that is not "Microsoft homogenous" and will involve integrating with different tools such as Google Workspace, open-source solutions, and other third-party management tools, leveraging both Azure AD and on-premises Active Directory as needed.
  • Collaborate with other IT professionals to ensure seamless integration of Active Directory, Azure AD, and Windows Servers with other systems and applications.
  • Revise and update processes related to your field of responsibility, including Active Directory, Azure AD, Windows Server administration, and vulnerability patching, to ensure continuous improvement and alignment with best practices.
  • Document Active Directory, Azure AD, and Windows Server configurations, procedures, and troubleshoot issues.
  • Provide second-level support to users regarding issues related to both Active Directory and Azure AD, escalating complex issues to the appropriate team when necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in Windows Server administration, with a strong focus on both on-premises Active Directory and Azure AD.
  • Proven experience in designing, implementing, and managing both on-premises Active Directory and Azure AD infrastructure in complex environments.
  • In-depth knowledge of Active Directory and Azure AD concepts, including users, groups, permissions, GPOs, DNS, and DHCP.
  • Strong understanding of Windows Server administration and security best practices.
  • Experience implementing vulnerability patching and update management processes for Windows Servers.
  • Experience managing the lifecycle of Windows Servers, including provisioning, configuration, deployment, migration, and decommissioning.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell) is a plus.
  • Certifications such as MCSA, MCSE, or MCSA: Windows Server AD Domain Services and MCSA: Windows Server are a plus.
  • Knowledge of ITIL framework and best practices is a plus.
Job Category: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Montreal

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